ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
-A A +A

Forest Legislation and Tribals-Comments on Forest Policy Resolution

The Draft Forest Policy Resolution which the government has circulated emphasises the needs of tribal and other communities living in the vicinity of forests. A number of provisions in the resolution are, however, contrary to the interests of tribal communities. Conservation and development of forests will benefit tribal communities only when the existing regulatory and prohibitive nature of forest legislation is changed.

Subscribers please login to access full text of the article.

New 3 Month Subscription
to Digital Archives at

826for India

$50for overseas users

Get instant access to the complete EPW archives

Subscribe now

Comments

(-) Hide

EPW looks forward to your comments. Please note that comments are moderated as per our comments policy. They may take some time to appear. A comment, if suitable, may be selected for publication in the Letters pages of EPW.

Back to Top